Nikon DX AF-S Nikkor 18mm-200mm F3.5-5.6G ED VR-II
Lens: Nikon has publicized an update to its popular DX-format superzoom, in the
shape of the AF-S DX Nikkor 18-200mm F3.5-5.6G ED VR II Lens. The revised
version features a new zoom system to combat 'zoom creep', along with a zoom
lock switch to keep the lens compact when carried. Enhanced 'Super Integrated
Coating' promises to lessen flare and ghosting while size, weight and optical
construction remain unchanged.
The Nikkor AF-S DX 18-200mm F3.5-5.6G ED VR II lens from Nikon is a flexible
11.1x Vibration Reduction ‘superzoom’ and replaces the popular AF-S DX VR Zoom
Nikkor 18-200mm F/3.5-5.6G IF-ED. This AF-S DX Nikkor 18-200mm
F3.5-5.6G ED VR II Lens presents better functionality and image quality as
well as an 11.1x zoom and a new zoom lock switch. Additionally the Nikkor AF-S DX 18-200mm
F3.5-5.6G ED VR II lens incorporates improved Vibration Reduction II system to
shoot at shutter speeds up to four stops faster than would otherwise be
feasible, thereby minimizing image blur caused by camera shake. The optical VR
system also stabilises the viewfinder image enabling more precise autofocus
possession and framing to make it perfect for shooting in low light
circumstances with no tripod.
Nikon DX AF-S Nikkor
18mm-200mm F3.5-5.6G ED VR-II Lens
Offers broad 18 - 200mm focal range for use in
a variety of situations, equivalent to a 27-300 lens in 35mm format.
11x zoom coverage offers a perfect compact and lightweight “one lens” solution
VR II system offers the equivalent of using a shutter speed 4 stops faster
Nikon Super Integrated Coating (SIC) offers superb color reproduction while
minimizing ghosting and flare
Incorporates a Silent Wave Motor (SWM) allows for fast, quiet focusing
Delivers a high-level optical performance designed exclusively for use with
Nikon DX digital format
Employs a 7-blade rounded diaphragm opening that achieves a natural blur for
Flower-shaped lens hood (HB-35) provides greatly reduced stray light
Enables focusing from as close as 50cm (20 in.) from the subject through its
entire focal range
Focal length: 18-200mm (equivalent to a
27-300mm lens in 35mm format)
Mount: Nikon F-Bayonet
Maximum aperture: f/3.5-5.6
Minimum Aperture: f/22-36
Lens construction: 16 elements in 12 groups (two ED glass elements, three
aspherical lens elements)
Angle of View: 76°-8°
Zoom Ratio: 11.1x
Minimum focus distance: 0.5 m/1.6 ft
No. diaphragm blades: 7 (rounded)
AF motor: Silent Wave Motor
Filter/attachment size: 72mm
Dimensions (approx): 77 x 96.5mm (3.0 x 3.8 in.)
Image stabilisation: Yes
Autofocus motor: Yes
Hood model: HB-35
Weight: 565 g (19.9oz )
Nikon AF-S DX 18-200mm VR II lens
72mm Snap-on front lens cap (LC-72)
Rear lens cap (LF-1)
Bayonet hood (HB-35)
Soft lens pouch (CL-1018)
Instruction / User Manual
About Nikon Lenses
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all the way from glass manufacturing to finished products. The spirit and technology to freely maneuver light are
deeply embedded in Nikon's products.
is a lens brand for cameras that symbolizes the sprit of Nikon.
The design concept of Nikkor such as: "100 year quality" achieved through the
fusion of traditional craftsmanship with
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art reflecting the unique
craftsmanship of the master lens makers; High image quality unique to Nikon that
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The highly expected
Nikon VR Lenses are professional-grade lenses that is
specifically designed for portraits, studio
and wedding photographers who need an ultra-fast, quality lenses with a large
aperture for low-light circumstances.
VR technology remove image blur caused by camera wobble, mainly when shooting in
low-light conditions, permitting
photographers to use shutter speeds up to three stops slower than they would
normally use to obtain sharp, well
Prime lenses, are smaller, lighter and more compact than zoom lenses and tend to
be faster, offering wide apertures of
f/2.8, f/1.8 or even f/1.4. The large apertures let in more light, which
benefits the photographer in a number of ways.
Nikon Macro lenses ensure superior optical performance even at close distances
that allows you to you take photographs
that are 1:2 or 1:1 reproduction, which is ½ life size to life size respectively
without the need for any additional
accessories. It has both AF (Auto-focus) and MF (manual focus) mechanism. Nikon
Macro lenses features IF "Internal Focusing" mechanism for quiet and smooth
Auto Focus, yet the length of the Lens doesn't change during AF.
Nikon's Micro-NIKKOR lenses are designed to perform their best from infinity all
the way down to their closest
focusing distances. Moving in extremely close to the subject using a Micro-NIKKOR
lens lets you to fill the entire
frame with your subject, allowing you to expand your artistic vision.
Nikon Zoom lenses offers high-performance features in a solid body. Additionally
they possess the shortest closest-focusing distance in its class - 0.33m throughout the entire zoom range. Nikon
Zoom lenses are perfect for
photojournalism and other all-purpose photographic needs.
These elements convey an "authentic ambience" to its owner, and are passed from
yesterday to today, and from today to
tomorrow, with the aim of bringing greater joy of visual expression to people
who take photos.
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